Terrified of telling too much, ten-year-old Dylan Sedano wishes his little sister, Fern, would stop talking. But when army reserve officer, Scott Wood, and his wife, Autumn, tell Dylan that God is ready to help him, Dylan isn’t buying. If God did care for them, why hadn’t He been there months ago when the trouble started and his dad disappeared?
Title: Dylan’s Story
Series (if applicable): N/A, standalone as of the time this was posted.
Author: Rebekah A. Morris
Publisher (if applicable): N/A, independently published (indie author)
Genre(s): Contemporary, Christian Fiction
Recommended Age: 10+, for a few “scary” parts.
This is the second book I’ve read by this author and I simply thought it was delightful. Honestly, I don’t prefer this genre as much, but Ms Morris really did a great job writing this story.
I was so curious about Dylan’s past, as well as what happened to his father. I liked how it was intertwined with how he was settling in to his new home on the farm (That’s what it was, correct? That’s the vibe I got). Dylan was someone I loved, and honestly, could connect with. He was someone I wanted to have next to me. ❤
I found myself getting annoyed at Fern many times, but I know that had to be on purpose. Her attitude and temper was so awful, and I enjoyed watching her transition into a more obedient little girl and less spoiled.
I feel like the ending was too easy. Highlight for spoiler: [ I’m glad that Marco was found, but it didn’t feel realistic to me.I guess it’s because of the whole Mafia situation, which I didn’t even realize was in California. Like, mind blown. Back to the Mafia thing, I guess I’m kind of thinking how impossible it was for Mr Sedano to get out, and especially the fact that the FBI agent was there and got him out, but I suppose that doesn’t matter because everything turned out well! ] I liked the ending overall, and that was my only thoughts on it.
The message of God’s love and salvation was very strong in this book. The book was conservative overall and was something I appreciated greatly, since that’s not something we can come across often enough.
This is a book I’d recommend to those 10 and older for some “scary” parts, including some Mafia things and others.
Yep, it’s a great book and you should totally read it!
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